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Cowries And Cowry Allies

Cypraeoidea Rafinesque 1815

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Cypraeoidea (Cowries And Cowry Allies) is a superfamily of snails. There are 1352 species of Cowries And Cowry Allies, in 193 genera and 5 families. It includes groups like Velutinid Sea Snails, False Cowries, and Eratoidae. Dead Cowries And Cowry Allies form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 7 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of cowries and cowry allies. View this species on GBIF